Ray McGovern Speaks Out on Bradley Manning Torture the Constitution and WarSubmitted by legalizeliberty on Thu, 04/14/2011 - 19:02
Ray McGovern was an Army infantry/intelligence officer and then a CIA analyst for 30 years; during the 80s, McGovern briefed top White House officials and the Secretary of State one-on-one with the President's Daily Brief. He was among the first to condemn the use of faulty intelligence to justify the war on Iraq and is on the Steering group of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity. On February 15, he stood in silent protest with his back to Secretary Hillary Clinton during a public address about internet freedom. McGovern was violently dragged away by security officers, bruised, and jailed.
McGovern spoke with Sonali Kolhatkar on April 13, 2011.